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Lancefield Primary Spoonville connects students learning remotely

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Lancefield Primary School students and parents connected with each other during lockdown via a Spoonville village of hand-crafted characters. While the students can’t be physically together, their spoon characters can be, thanks to...

Students paint banner for upcoming Kilmore Community Garden

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Students at Kilmore Primary School and Upper Plenty Primary School have helped design and paint a banner for the Kilmore Community Garden, a new initiative coming to Union Street. The garden, though still...

Assumption students unite to ask, R U OK? as pandemic takes toll on youth

Assumption College student leaders driving the importance of ‘R U OK Day?’ – officially marked on Thursday – through implementing online activities throughout the week. R U OK? Day is a national day of action...

Lancefield author publishes book with sustainability tips for being ‘community sufficient’

The author of a book about how to live sustainably and prepare for the future made an appearance at Red Door Books of Lancefield to sign copies of her new book before lockdown. ‘Future-steading’ is...

Kilmore student makes statewide French poetry competition finals

ST Patrick’s Primary School year five student, Gabriella Luci, is a finalist in the Alliance Française’s Berthe Mouchette Competition. The statewide poetry recital competition is open to all student from years three to 10 who...

Gardening for good: Meet the students growing food for community members in need

YEAR 11 and 12 students from Epping Secondary College are gardening for a cause at Greenbrook Community House, growing vegetables to help community members in need of extra support during COVID-19 lockdowns. Each Thursday since...

Newham Primary School wins National Landcare Award

Newham Primary School were among two Victorians to win a National Landcare Award on Thursday night. More than 3000 people from across the country came together online to watch the awards, hosted by ABC TV...

Whittlesea cartoonist publishes new book, a step-by-step guide for kids of all ages

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Doreen-based and Whittlesea-bred cartoonist Brett Cardwell has released his new book – a 40-page guide to cartooning basics for beginners. Mr Cardwell has been running cartooning workshops in schools and communities for 15...

Works on track for Neale Daniher Pavilion despite extreme weather and lockdowns

WORKS on Assumption College Kilmore’s Neale Daniher Community and Sports Pavilion are continuing to move ahead despite recent extreme weather and COVID-19 lockdowns. Construction of the new $5 million state-of-the-art building began earlier this year...

Construction on Wandong Kindergarten commences

Work is starting on upgrades to Marie Williams Kilmore Family and Children’s Centre and Wandong Kindergarten. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes and Mitchell Shire Mayor Rhonda Sanderson turned the first sod on the upgrades,...